Al-Khayma

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Al-Khayma
Al-Khayma is located in Mandatory Palestine
Al-Khayma
Al-Khayma
Arabic الخيمة
Name meaning The Tent
Subdistrict Ramle
Coordinates 31°45′40.9″N 34°49′39.1″E / 31.761361°N 34.827528°E / 31.761361; 34.827528Coordinates: 31°45′40.9″N 34°49′39.1″E / 31.761361°N 34.827528°E / 31.761361; 34.827528
Population 190 (1945)
Area
Date of depopulation Not known[1]
Cause(s) of depopulation

Al-Khayma (Arabic: الخيمة‎) was a Palestinian Arab village in the Ramle Subdistrict of Mandatory Palestine. It was depopulated during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War on July 9, 1948 by the Givati Brigade of Operation An-Far. It was located 18.5 km south of Ramla.

In 1945, it had a population of 190.

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  1. ^ Morris, 2004, p.xix, village #267. Morris gives both cause and date of depopulation as "Not known".

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